Climate risk insurance can effectively mitigate economic losses

Global warming is expected to lead to an accumulation of particularly intense hurricanes in the United States. This may substantially increase the economic losses caused by these storms. Better insurance could effectively ...

NASA's economic benefit shown to reach all 50 states

NASA released the results of its second agency-wide economic impact report on Thursday, demonstrating how its moon to Mars activities, investments in climate change research and technology, as well as other work generated ...

Swimmer's Itch: What causes this neglected snail-borne disease?

Cercarial dermatitis, also known as swimmer's itch or clam-digger's itch, is caused by the larvae of blood flukes that are parasites of birds or mammals. When these larvae, called cercariae, penetrate human skin, they trigger ...

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